Word on the Street: Tennessee teen Kendra Turner suspended from school for saying 'bless you' after classmate sneezed

What do you say to someone who sneezes? For one teenager in Tennessee, the common response "bless you" got her kicked out of school. Kendra

News 12 talked to viewers about what they

News 12 talked to viewers about what they say when someone sneezes.

BROOKLYN - What do you say to someone who sneezes? 

For one teenager in Tennessee, the common response "bless you" got her kicked out of school. Kendra Turner was reportedly suspended from her high school after a classmate sneezed. 

News 12 talked to viewers to see what phrase should be used, and whether they agree with the teen's suspension. 

Most say "bless you" is the standard and is more of a common courtesy than something to be associated with religion. 

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